August 25, 2018!

Barrie’s Heritage Park

Almost Sold Out!

Registration has quickly filled up for the 16th Annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival! Only limited spots still available!

Register your team today, you don’t want to miss out!


Barrie Dragon Boat Festival

Proudly Hosted By The Barrie Public Library

Since our 2003 inaugural year the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival has raised over $1.75 million for a variety of local charities including supporting Barrie Public Library. We are so proud of the Library’s role in bringing this bounty to our community. The coming together and support of our civic leaders, governments, businesses, sponsors, donors, volunteers and various organizations is imperative to the continued success of the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival. Paddling together in harmony enriches the quality of life for the citizens of Barrie.

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Limited Spots Available!
Registration for the 2018 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival has filled up quickly! If you’re wanting to put in a team for this year’s event, we strongly encourage you to register as soon as possible as space is limited! Register your team online and submit your team fee! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to […]
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Last Call for Early Bird!
March 31 is quickly approaching. Be sure to register your team and submit your team registration fee by Saturday to SAVE $200.00 and receive a complimentary practice! https://barriedragonboatfestival.ca/portal/register
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2018 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival
Welcome to the 2018 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival season! We appreciate your patience as our team continues to update content on various pages to reflect this year’s event. A few reminders for Team Captains: Register your team here! If you are not a Team Captain, but would like to join a team, please click here! […]
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Registration is Now Open
Registration is now open for teams wanting to participate in our 15th Annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival.  Teams who participated in the 2016 Festival will be registered first, after February 13, 2017 all teams will receive equal consideration.
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6 days ago
Wushu Project Toronto amazes with their enchanting lion dances. The lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture to bring good luck and fortune. Come see them perform at the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival 2018! #dragonboat #BDBF2018 https://t.co/guQ50scgEk
1 week ago
“We are not a competitive team, but with this style of festival, that is not an issue; community is the word of the day, not competition. That being said, when the horn blows, a good deal of adrenaline raises our paddles and we strive to do our very best!” - Grove Parks Home https://t.co/fC9bZkBb0F BarrieDBFest photo
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